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Hawker Sea Hawk

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Hawker Sea Hawk
Fleet Air Arm's Hawker Sea Hawk in flight.
Role Fighter jet.
National origin UK
Manufacturer Hawker
First flight 1947
Introduction 1953
Status Out of service
Primary user Fleet Air Arm
Number built 542 examples

The Hawker Sea Hawk is a British military jet aircraft. It was designed and built as a fighter aircraft for the Royal Navy. It was designed and built for operations from the British aircraft carriers. Foreign operators were Germany, India, and Netherlands. Hawker Sea Hawk were used by the British in the Suez Canal crisis of 1956, and by Indians in Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.